If you've already looking into fitting a wood pellet boiler, then perhaps you already know about the main reasons they're so popular, and the benefits they bring. If you're not sure what to look for, or where to start, then here's what you need to know first.
Domestic or Commercial - You'll have different requirements from your new wood heating system and different questions, depending on whether you Commercial boiler installation London 're a domestic or commercial customer. If you're looking to heat a small well insulated home, you'll want something different to someone who needs new heating system for a factory, large hotel or sports centre.
Amount of heat - How much heat you need will depend on the size of the property and the usage. You'll need to know how many rooms you have and how big they are, and the number of radiators your new wood pellet boiler will serve.
Size - In the past boiler installers have had a tendency to over-specify, meaning that they recommended a bigger and more powerful boiler than is actually needed. You may therefore be surprised if a smaller and less powerful boiler is recommended to you. Wood pellet boilers are extremely efficient, often over 90%, and so a smaller more efficient boiler will provide more heat and hot water than a bigger less efficient boiler.
Supplier - When you've established your requirements, you'll need to choose a reputable wood pellet boiler supplier who will be able to make sure that you get the wood heating system you need. You may have specific requirement, or be open to suggestions.
Choice and Brands - Depending on your requirements and your supplier you may have several brands and models of wood heating system to choose from, or you may be limited. You'll want to make sure that you don't compromise on anything important. If you can't get what you need, why not try another supplier?
Reliability - It's essential that your new wood heating system is reliable, and won't let you down in the depths of winter. By doing some research, and finding out more about the leading brands and manufacturing processes, you'll be more informed and know what to look for, and what to ask. Wood pellet heating is extremely popular in Austria and Italy, and so it comes as no surprise to learn that the leading wood pellet boiler and stove brands are Austrian and Italian.
RHI - You'll need to make sure that your new wood pellet boiler meets the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) standards so that you're eligible for the Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI), the government funded scheme whereby you get paid for using renewable heating. Your new wood burning boiler will soon pay for itself.The amount payable will be dependent on the power of the boiler, and the amount of heat used.
Fitting and installation - You'll want to make sure that you have your new boiler fitted professionally, so that it meets the building regulations, and is safe, and is installed in accordance with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS). Choosing a reputable and experienced installer, perhaps one that the supplier has worked with before, will be important so that you know your wood pellet boiler will work as expected, and that you know how to use it properly.
Purchase and Running costs - You'll also want to know more about the running costs of your new wood pellet boiler. Although a cheaper boiler might seem attractive, you might find that a more expensive boiler is more efficient, costs less to run, and also entitles you to a bigger RHI payment.
Value - You'll want excellent value for money, so you'll need a wood boiler that is meets your needs by bring efficient, cost effective to run, and reliable Commercial boiler installation London A supplier know knows their products well has a good after-sales support and maintenance service, and knows what you need will be worth paying more for, for additional peace of mind.
Now you know what to look for, you'll be able to buy the right wood pellet boiler.